Anima Anandkumar is a Bren Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the California Institute of Technology and Director of Research in Machine Learning at NVIDIA. Her research is in the areas of large-scale machine learning and high-dimensional statistics, and in particular, development of tensor methods that scale up machine learning to higher dimensions. She is also the recipient of the Alfred Sloan Fellowship, Microsoft Faculty Fellowship, ARO and AFOSR Young Investigator Awards, NSF Career Award and several paper awards. She received her B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras in 2004 and her PhD from Cornell University in 2009. She was a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Stochastic Systems Group at MIT from 2009-2010, an Assistant Professor at UC Irvine from 2010-2016, and Principal Scientist at Amazon Web Services from 2016-2018.